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From: "Pamela F. Stephenson" <>
Subject: Re: [OK-CEM] Town of Tryon
Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2005 16:28:59 -0500
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This info is from "Oklahoma Place Names" by George Shirk.

The town of Tryon was originally called Fouts.

The post office name was changed to Tryon in 1899 and was named for Fred S.
Tryon, townsite owner.

Hope this helps.

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Subject: [OK-CEM] Town of Tryon

>I know this isn't exactly having to do with cemeteries; Does anyone know
> the town of Tryon, Oklahoma got it's name? I received a packet of family
> history papers from a relative, and at the top of the page was
> "Treon/Tryon
> family history" Treon being my gggrandmother's maiden name. I have since
> learned
> that distant relatives settled in the area of Tryon Oklahoma. Our family
> being from Pennsylvania, and I now live here in Oklahoma, I would love to
> find
> out if my relatives might have named the town!!!! (Another coincidence--my
> husband has an aunt and uncle who now live in Tryon) Thanks for any help!
> Sharon
> Blankenship
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